Plant Identification for Beginners
09 June 2016 13:00 - 14 July 2016 15:30
Learn the skills of plant identification and then put
them into practice. This introductory course acts as a
comprehensive guide covering all the basics of identifying
The course starts on Thursday 9 June (1-3.30pm)
6 Weekly Sessions
The course is taught through talks; demonstrations and a range
of activities both in the classroom and out in the gardens (weather
permitting). Please come dressed in suitable clothing for the
weather (i.e. waterproof jackets and wear suitable shoes). Also
bring pen and paper.
Week 1 - Understanding plants names
Week 2 - Parts of a plant and basic terminology
Week 3 - Plant Families & Plant Keys
Week 4 - Weeds & Wildflowers
Week 5 - Herbaceous plants
Week 6 - Trees & Shrubs
Who is it suitable for?
Suitable for: 18+. There are no formal entry requirements; all
you need is an interest in plants. No previous experience
What does it cost?
£65 (£60 Friends and UoL Staff)
Do I Need to Book a place?
Yes - Please contact 0151 795 6300 or
book at the Gardens Admissions desk.
Bulley Room & Gardens
For tickets call 0845 0304063